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Marathon Tour

TCS New York City Marathon

Date: November 4, 2018, 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Mid-Park and South Park

On Sunday, November 4, roughly 50,000 runners will reach the New York City Marathon's finish line in Central Park. Experience the excitement of race day by spectating from the Park — and be sure to take note of various Park closures.

Where to Watch

Get into the marathon spirit by watching the race at one of our suggested viewing areas:

  • Fifth Avenue from 90th to 110th Street
  • East Drive from 59th to 90th Street
  • West Drive from 59th to 66th Street
  • 59th Street from Fifth Avenue to Central Park West
  • Columbus Circle


Large portions of the Park will be closed to all visitors on race day:

  • Central Park West perimeter sidewalk from 59th to 85th Street
  • West Drive from 59th to 85th Street
  • East Drive from 59th to 90th Street
  • All of Center Drive beginning at the 6th Avenue and 59th Street entrance

For details about the race, please visit the marathon website: www.tcsnycmarathon.org.